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The Vortex

#14 of 3,203 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Little Five Points
American, Bar, Pub
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438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
+1 404-688-1828
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

To start, you have to be 21 to even get in. Luckily we were with company that lived there and warned us about the wait. For a party of 6 we waited about 45 minutes which we didn't mind because we knew it was a big party in a busy restaurant. Luckily they have a bar where you can grab... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Get there early because it does fill up fast. They have an awesome burger menu and the craft beer selection is outstanding!

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Jacksonville
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been meaning to go for years and the food did not disappoint. I had a hotdog but everyone else had a burger and said they were fantastic. Not great for large parties and you cannot get in if you're under 21. I recommend a laughing skull and bring your appetite.

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Bielefeld, Germany
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214 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Vortex has excellent burgers and a great selection of beer. They have more to offer than the average cheeseburger. The frozen desserts a worth a try.

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Savannah, Georgia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been hearing about the burgers at The Vortex for years, so when we discovered that the Little Five Points location was close to where we were staying, we decided to visit for dinner. We were not disappointed. The atmosphere was exactly what we expected and the burgers were delicious! Between the two of us we had the Four Horseman... More 

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Thank radrc
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did not have the chance to eat their famous burgers but I had a quick drink, delicious Old Fashioned. The place is great, decorated with memorabilia and license plates everywhere. You must be 18 and older to get in (even if you just want to eat something).

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Columbus, Ohio
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to grab a drink and burger after sightseeing. Fun decor. One point off because the indoor smoking takes away from the food experience but otherwise we really enjoyed it. Not for families.

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Knoxville
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food. They specialize in hamburgers and they didn't let me down. Service was fast and courteous. Our party had soup, turkey chili, and burgers and we had no complaints. Atmosphere was very goth ! You enter through a skull heads mouth. The only drawback was this is one of the only restaurants remaining that allows smoking. If this... More 

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Thank Kevin G
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard about The Vortex and had to try it when we got in to Atlanta. It is positioned in a very eclectic area, which was cool and artsy! This is a bar serving incredible food. NO KIDS ALLOWED, unless you get carryout. We heard the burgers were great, but the menu is huge with lots of sandwich options...... More 

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Braselton, Georgia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend/coworker and I dined here in September. LOVED EVERY MINUTE OF IT. The restaurant is super cool, love all the decor. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We indulged a little too much in fact. We ordered the Mac-n-Cheesy Changa, which was mac n cheese and bbq pork wrapped in a flour tortilla and FRIED. So so delish.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Little Five Points
  • Neighbourhood: Little Five Points
  • Phone Number: +1 404-688-1828

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?